Welcome to the award-winning Southern California Chapter of HIMSS!

A heartfelt thank you to all our board and committee members for their commitment to our programs that has earned us the Chapter of the Year Award - Large Chapter once again!


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Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events.

President's Welcome

Welcome to the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Southern California Chapter website! HIMSS celebrated its 53nd Anniversary in 2014 with over 52,000 members, 600 corporations, and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, and is focused on providing leadership in healthcare for the management of systems, technology and information. The Southern California Chapter has over 2200 members across Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Imperial, Kern, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties. Thanks to the unrivaled commitment of our members, sponsors and chapter leaders, our Chapter received the 2013-2014 HIMSS Presidential Level designation for Recognition of Advocacy and the HIMSS National Chapter of the Year Award.
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Featured Events

Attend virtually! Third Annual Patient Engagement Summit, co-sponsored with the Northern California Chapter.

June 4, 2015 at UCSF.

Register for the webcast here.

Third Annual Life Sciences Webinar presented by Howard Asher and Chuck Day.

June 18, 2015

Register for the webinar here. 

The Programs and event committees are hard at work planning our next fiscal year's (July through June) conferences. Stay tuned!

Calls for Action:

Download the Federal Health It Strategic Plan 2015-2020 from the Office of the National Coordinator.

Comments may be sent to:

Jeff Coughlin
Senior Director, Federal & State Affairs
HIMSS North America 

2015 MU Reporting Period & Flex IT Act (HR 5481)
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Now available for free to members:
HIMSS Analytics® Database, 2012 edition
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